Morning Glory, cut from an unititled harimaze sheet

朝顔 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, aiban #18 (a set of 17 sheets of Edo meisho, not listed individually)? (but this sheet seems to be miscellaneous images rather than Edo meisho)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical aiban sheet; 17.8 x 11 cm (7 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8805

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of four images, including 21.8808 (upper left), 21.8805 (upper right), and 21.8883 (lower right).
An impression of the uncut sheet is in the Minneapolic Institute of Arts, accession no. 81.133.120 (illustrated on website).

The unusual signature Ogachô, a pun on Hiroshige’s address, is on 21.5336 and 21.8805.

Signed

Ogachô (a pun on Hiroshige's address)
雄雅蝶 (=大鋸町)

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection